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15 Mar 2017

2017 Soccer Camp will be on hiatus this year

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2017 Soccer Camp will be on hiatus this year, giving the volunteer team a sabbatical.

10 Mar 2017

March 12, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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Welcome back, Pastor Sherman! Your perpetual smile is always a welcome sight here. Glad to have you back sharing the Word with us.

Plug in We’d love to have you take part in our community outside of Sunday. Send an e-mail to community@pgmbc.com and we’ll connect you!

Want to transfer membership to our church? The lunch and interview is today at 1pm in room B7. Interviews will be with our deacons. Baptism & Membership Ceremony is on 4/16.

Deacon Board Meeting today in room B7 after the new members’ luncheon. Agenda is available on our bulletin board.

Cantonese Pastoral Search Committee Deacons have appointed: Rev. Xavier (Chair), Deacons Joseph Kwan & Leon Tam, Alan Chiu & Ida Lam.

PRAISE & PRAYER

Sunday Prayer Meeting NEW! @9:15-9:45am (room B6) starting TODAY.
Tuesday Prayer Meeting @7:30pm (room A10).

Good Friday Service is on 4/14 this year. We join with our Chinese-speaking brothers and sisters @7:30pm at Fraserview MB Church (11295 Mellis Dr, Richmond). Parents: children’s program is available!

GOSPEL

Praise Dance Outreach Join us Fridays @11am to share the gospel through dance! All ages and levels of coordination are welcome.

MISSION

PG Mission Handbook Ever wonder what some of the policies and guidelines are under the Mission Board? Well, wonder no more! If interested, please feel free to take a look at the Mission Handbook, posted on the Missions bulletin board (by the stairway). For any questions, please speak with one of the Mission Board members. If anyone has a heart for missions and is interested in serving and/or being part of the Mission Board, please talk to Lorraine Chan or any other Mission Board member.

Upcoming Short-Term Missions Trips

  • Rep. of Congo (5/4-17) & Ghana (Early July): Cancelled
  • Vancouver Challenge (7/21-29): Contact Oliver Chan
  • Prince George (9/28-10/2): Contact any Mission Board member

BIBLE & TEACHING

Sunday School Join us weekly in discovering the truth @11:45pm.

Adults: Room A8 | High School: Room A10 | Youth: Room A13

Vancouver Bible Conference 4/27-30 @7:30pm at Evangelical Chinese Bible Church led by Rev. Po Ling. 4/28(Thu) Youth Night, “Upside-down Kingdom”, Mandarin & English translation.
Awana News

  • Bible Quiz on 2/25 – Thank you to coaches, clubbers, leaders and parents for their intense effort. You were all amazing!

Grade 3: 4th place        Grade 4: 1st place       Grade 5: 4th place

Grade 6: 1st and 4th place   Grade 7: Highest Honours

  • Awana Pit Day 3/18(Sat) @4pm & 3/26(Sun) @1:00pm in the Gym
  • Awana Grand Prix race day is 4/1 @5:30-9:00pm in the Gym

For more info: https://www.awana.org/awana-grand-prix/

Lent countdown: 34 more days If you ever need a reminder, follow this link: https://days.to/until/easter. Commit to remembering our Lord daily in these days leading up to Easter: http://www.mbseminary.ca/believe/

CARING

Pray for our Brothers and Sisters

3 Mar 2017

March 5, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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A warm welcome back to Michael Yuen, who is preaching today. God bless you, brother.
Mandarin Ministry Family Chat @2pm today (room B11) please let us know what you think…
Daylight Saving Time begins 3/12 (Sun). Remember to turn your clocks forward 1 hour!
Cantonese Pastoral Search Committee has been appointed by the Deacon Board: Rev. Xavier (Chair), Deacons Joseph Kwan & Leon Tam, Alan Chiu & Ida Lam.

PRAISE & PRAYER

Sunday Prayer Meeting NEW! @9:15-9:45am (room B6) starting 3/12 (next Sunday).
Tuesday Prayer Meeting @7:30pm (room A10).

Easter Baptismal & Membership Ceremony on 4/16 If you want to be baptized or wish to apply for Church Membership, please contact Rev. Xavier. Deadline is 3/12 (Sun).

GOSPEL

Beulah Senior Home Worship on Mondays @1pm to be led by Pastor Stephen.
Praise Dance Outreach Fridays @11am Sharing the gospel through dance!
Funeral Planning Workshop 3/11 @6:30pm Organized by Family Grace Fellowship. Languages available: Cantonese. Guests are more than welcome to attend.

2017 Soccer Camp will be on hiatus this year. Pray for the kids who regularly attended and for the rebuilding of this ministry.

MISSION

PG Mission Handbook Ever wonder what are some of the policies and guidelines under the Mission Board? Well, wonder no more! If interested, please feel free to take a look at the Mission Handbook, posted on the Mission bulletin board (by the stairway). Any questions, please speak with one of the Mission Board members. Also, if anyone has a heart for missions and is interested in serving and being part of the Mission Board, please talk to Lorraine Chan, or any other Mission Board member.

Upcoming Short-Term Missions Trips

  • Democratic Republic of Congo (5/4-17) & Ghana (Early July): Cancelled
  • Vancouver Challenge (7/21-28): Contact Oliver Chan
  • Prince George (9/28-10/2): Contact any Mission Board member

BIBLE & TEACHING

Sunday School every week @11:45pm Adults: A8 | High School: A10 | Youth: A13
AWANA News

  • Bible Quiz on 2/25 – Thank you to coaches, clubbers, leaders and parents for their intense effort in these past two months – they are greatly appreciated. Results are in and you were all amazing!

Grade 3: 4th place        Grade 4: 1st place       Grade 5: 4th place

Grade 6: 1st and 4th place   Grade 7: Highest Honours

  • Awana Pit Day TODAY @1pm in the backyard and gym
  • Awana Grand Prix race day is 4/1 @5:30-9:00pm in the Gym

Lent alongside us – What will you give to the Lord? Ash Wednesday was this past week. Commit to remembering our Lord daily in these days leading up to Easter: http://www.mbseminary.ca/believe/

24 Feb 2017

February 26, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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Appreciation to Pastor Eileen Li from North Shore PGMBC for preaching in our Service. May God bless Pastor her ministry and family.

TODAY 11:30am-12:15pm English Family Chat @A8. Please come and share.

3/5(Sun) 2:00pm Family Chat – Mandarin Ministry for all congregations:

 

PRAISE & PRAYER

English Sunday Service Start @10:00am Let’s be on time for Worship, let our God be glorified.

Tuesday 7:30pm @A10 Prayer Meeting Come and pray for our church revival and the world.

4/16 Easter Baptismal & Membership Ceremony If you want to be baptized, or have been with us for 3 months and wish to apply Church Membership, please contact Rev. Xavier. Applicants required to attend Baptism/Membership class and the 3/12 (Sun) Lunch and Interview at 1:00 with the Deacons.

GOSPEL

Monday 1:00 Beulah Senior Home Holy Communion Worship To be led by Rev. Xavier. You are welcome to serve.

Friday 11:00 Praise Dance an outreach to approach non-believers.  Bring your friends here!

Diabetes 101 (Cantonese) Organized by Love Fellowship on 3/4(Sat) 7:00pm. You and your friends are both welcome.

Preplanning your Funeral or Cemetery (Cantonese) Organized by Family Grace Fellowship on 3/11(Sat) 6:30pm. You and your friends are both welcome.

2017 Soccer Camp Giving the volunteer team a sabbatical, our Soccer Camp will take one year rest.

MISSION

TODAY Mission Board Meeting @2pm @B5.

BIBLE & TEACHING

Sunday School is paused today and will resume next Sunday. Adult in A8, High School in A10, Youth in A13.

3/10 (Fri) 7:00-9:30 Equip Together – Leading Small Groups to their Fullest Potential” Held by MBCCA-Young Adult Ministry. Speaker: Keith Reed & MinistryLift @South Vancouver Pacific Grace. Please see poster for details.

CARING

“What you have to know in VisitationCantonese Caring Workshop TODAY (Sun) 2:00pm-3:30pm at B11. Conducted Ms Terries Chow, Caring coordinator of CCM. You are welcome to join.

17 Feb 2017

February 19, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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Appreciation to Pastor Matthew Todd for preaching in our Service. May God bless Pastor Matthew’s ministry and family.

2/26(Sun) 11:30am-12:15pm English Family Chat @A8. Please mark your calendar and join.

2016 Offering Receipt is ready for pick up in the foyer. Any remaining receipts will be sent out by mail after TODAY.

PRAISE & PRAYER

English Sunday Service Start @10:00am Let’s be on time for Worship, let our God be glorified.

Tuesday 7:30pm @A10 Prayer Meeting Come and pray for our church revival and the world.

Recruiting JAM Worship Workers We need 2 more helpers for JAM Junior & G.1-6; 1 more for hall monitor. Please contact Christine Ho: childrenworship@pgmbc.com

4/16 Easter Baptismal & Membership Ceremony If you want to be baptized, or have been with us for 3 months and wish to apply Church Membership, please contact Rev. Xavier. Applicants required to attend Baptism/Membership class and the 3/12 (Sun) Lunch and Interview at 1:00 with the Deacons.

GOSPEL

2/25 (Sat) Hobbies Outreach for Young Adults 10:00am-5:00pm model-making at B11. Bring a friend. Email: hokyamcheung@hotmail.com for inquiries.

Recruiting Evangelism Dept. Members Helping the evangelical ministry especially for the 7/29(Sat) Community Fun Day. Contact Vivian Lee: vivian.wayne.815@gmail.com

MISSION

5/4-17 DR Congo Short Term Mission Organized by MB Mission and to be led by Rev. Xavier.  Business persons or Engineers are especially welcome. Please contact Rev. Xavier before 2/28.

BIBLE & TEACHING

Sunday School Adult in A8, High School in A10, Youth in A13.

Book Fair TODAY 9:45am Christian books, DVD/VCDs in Gym. Discounted price!

Awana needs more leaders! Mock Exam today in the Sanctuary for the 2/25 (Sat) Bible Quiz.

3/10 (Fri) 7:30-9:30 Equip Together – Leading Small Groups to their Fullest Potential” Held by MBCCA-Young Adult Ministry. Speaker: Keith Reed & MinistryLift @South Vancouver Pacific Grace. Please see poster for details.

CARING

Cantonese Caring Workshop by Ms Terries Chow, Caring coordinator of CCM; and Ms Winnie Chik, Registered Counselor.

  • TODAY (Sun) 2:00-3:30pm: Visitation is a presentation of God’s love
  • 2/26 (Sun) 2:00pm-3:30pm: What you have to know in Visitation

10 Feb 2017

February 12, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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Appreciation to Brother Michael Yuen for preaching in our Service. May God bless Michael’s ministry.

2016 Offering Receipt is ready for pick up in the foyer. Any remaining receipts will be sent out by mail after 2/19. For accuracy record, donors please always write your A/C# as shown at the right upper corner on the receipt when you make an offering. For those who cannot find your receipts, it might due to incomplete info, please contact pgmbc@pgmbc.com

2/18(Sat) 9:30am Deacon Board Meeting Agenda can be seen on bulletin board.

Staff News The office will be closed on Monday for Family Day.

PRAISE & PRAYER

Tuesday 7:30pm Prayer Meeting Let’s come and pray for our church revival and the world.

Recruiting JAM Worship Workers We need 2 more helping JAM Junior & G.1-6; 1 more for hall monitor. Please contact Christine Ho: childrenworship@pgmbc.com

4/14 Easter Baptismal & Membership Ceremony If you want to be baptized, or have been with us for 3 months and want to apply Church Membership, please contact Rev. Xavier. Applicants required to attend Baptism/Membership class and the 3/12 (Sun) Lunch and Interview at 1:00 with the Deacons.

GOSPEL

Praise Dance Outreach Fridays at 11am-12:30pm in the Gym.

2/25 (Sat) Hobbies Outreach for Young Adults 10:00am-5:00pm model-making at B11. Bring a friend. Email: hokyamcheung@hotmail.com for inquiries.

Recruiting Evangelism Dept. Members Helping the evangelical ministry especially for the 7/29(Sat) Community Fun Day. Contact Vivian Lee: vivian.wayne.815@gmail.com

MISSION

5/4-17 DR Congo Short Term Mission Organized by MB Mission and to be led by Rev. Xavier.  Business persons or Engineers are especially welcome. Please contact Rev. Xavier before 2/28.

BIBLE & TEACHING

Sunday School Adult Class in A8, High School Class in A10, Youth Class in A13.

2/19 (Sun) Book Fair Christian books, DVD/VCDs in the Gym. Discounted price!

Awana needs leaders!  Clubbers are preparing for the 2/25 (Sat) Bible Quiz.

The Library is welcoming brothers and sisters to serve. If you are interested, please contact Cheuk Leung at library@pgmbc.com

CARING

Cantonese Caring Workshop (Cantonese) by Ms Terries Chow, Caring coordinator of CCM; and Ms Winnie Chik, Registered Counselor.  For Chinese detailed version, please refer to today’s Cantonese Bulletin.

  • 2/19 (Sun) 2:00-3:30pm: Visitation if a presentation of God’s love
  • 2/26 (Sun) 10:00am: Walk with Patients who are suffering from Cancer
  • 2/26 (Sun) 2:00pm-3:30pm: What you have to know in Visitation
  • 3/5(Sun) 10:00am: How to Walk with those who are in Loss & Grief

3 Feb 2017

February 5, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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2016 Offering Receipt is ready for pick up in the foyer. Any remaining receipts will be sent out by mail after 2/19. For accuracy record, donors please always write your A/C# as shown at the right upper corner on the receipt when you make an offering. For those who cannot find your receipts, it might due to incomplete info, please contact pgmbc@pgmbc.com

2/18(Sun)9:30am Deacon Board Meeting Please pray for the board.

Deacon Board Newsletter To improve our communications, the Deacon Board has published PG Newsletter.  Copies for Jan. are available in the foyer.

Family Chat – Future of Mandarin Ministry for all congregations will be postponed. Date to be confirmed.

PRAISE & PRAYER

Tuesday 7:30pm Prayer Meeting Let’s come and pray for our English Ministry and hiring of Pastors.

4/14 Easter Baptismal & Membership Ceremony If you want to be baptized, or have been with us for 3 months and want to apply Church Membership, please contact Rev. Xavier. Applicants required to attend Baptism/Membership class and the 3/12 (Sun) Lunch and Interview at 1:00 with the Deacons.

GOSPEL

Praise Dance Outreach Fridays at 11am-12:30pm in the Gym.

Mission

5/4-17 DR Congo Short Term Mission Organized by MB Mission and to be led by Rev. Xavier.  Business persons or Engineers are especially welcome. Please contact Rev. Xavier before 2/28.

BIBLE & TEACHING

Sunday School Adult Class in A8 & High School Class in A10.

2/11(Sat) 9:30am-3:30pm MBCCA Leader Conference “Rekindle the Passion for the Gospel” in Sanctuary. Dr. Darrell Guder, a world class Mission Leader, has invited to share. All deacons, chairpersons, committee members and volunteers are welcome.  Lunch provided.  Register to justun.chan@gmail.com with your name and church attending.

2/19 (Sun) Book Fair for Christian books, DVD/VCDs in the Gym. Discounted price!

4/2 (Sun)The “Our Daily Bread” Booth will show the gospel and devotion tools.

CARING

2017 First Aid Attendant can be seen on bulletin board. They are qualified first aiders trained by St. John Ambulance.

Cantonese Caring Workshop (Cantonese) Conducted by Ms. Terries Chow, Caring Ministry Coordinator of Chinese Christian Mission Canada. Come and be equipped to serve!

2/19 (Sun) 2-4pm “Why Visitation is a Must for Christians?”

2/26 (Sun) 2-4pm “How to do Visitation?”

27 Jan 2017

January 27, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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Happy Chinese New Year Emmanuel! VCS also present us with a red packet as an appreciation.

English Pastoral Search Committee has been appointed by the Deacon Board: Rev. Xavier (Chair), Rev. Keith (until 1/31), Deacons Kathy Wong & Geraldine Lai, Phil Ho & Hansel Yu.

Mandarin Ministries Task Force has been appointed by the Deacon Board, it is given additional mandate to search for new Mandarin Pastor: Rev. Xavier (Chair), Pastor Fiona (until 3/31), Deacon Ade Huen, Winnie Chow & Sallen Chan.

Family Chat – Future of Mandarin Ministry for all congregations will be postponed. Date to be confirmed.

2017-2018 House Affair Dept. Chairperson Raymond Chan has been appointed by the Deacon Board. Please pray for the strength.

Security Codes have been updated. Key holders please return/sign up a key with Deacon Leon Tam latest by TODAY at 9:45am or 11:15am at the copier area.

Copy Codes & Demo New copy codes are in effect, leaders please refer to your email. Demo will be provided TODAY at 9:45am & 11:15am.

Staff News Rev. Keith will leave the church by this month end, he takes 1/30-31 as day off and annual leave.  We appreciate Rev. Keith’s serving with the church the past 5+ years, may God bless his future ministry.

PRAISE & PRAYER

Tuesday 7:30pm Fasting Prayer Meeting special prayer meeting for personal revival, hiring of English Pastor and the future of Mandarin ministry.

GOSPEL

Beulah Senior Home Chinese New Year Service Monday 1:00pm, with gospel opera, responsed by Pastor Stephen.

Praise Dance Outreach Fridays at 11am-12:30pm in the Gym.

Mission

5/4-17 DR Congo Short Term Mission Organized by MB Missions and to be led by Rev. Xavier.  Business persons or Engineers are especially welcome. Please contact Rev. Xavier before 2/28.

BIBLE & TEACHING

Sunday School Adult Class in A8 & High School Class in A10.

The Library Dept. is welcoming you to serve in the library Dept. If you are interested, please contact Cheuk Leung at library@pgmbc.com

2/19 (Sun) Book Fair for Christian books, DVD/VCDs in the Gym. Discounted price!  The “Our Daily Bread” booth will also show the gospel and devotion tools.

CARING

Kitchen/Stove Training TODAY 9:45am in the kitchen. Kitchen stove opens on Fri. & Sat. for fellowships with trained users, otherwise, please apply with an application and send to Kitchen Dept.

2/19, 2/26 Caring Workshop “Why Visitation is a Must for Christians?” and “How to do Visitation?” (Cantonese).  Conducted by Mrs. Terries Chow, Caring Ministry Coordinator of CCM. Come and be equipped to serve!

20 Jan 2017

【English Ministry Pastor】

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We are seeking a full-time English ministry pastor to lead and shepherd our English congregation. The primary focus of the pastor will be to minister to college students, young adults, and married couples. The Pastor will provide leadership in a ministry that focuses on making disciples, equipping leaders and reaching out to the community around.

Pacific Grace MB Church comprises of Cantonese, Mandarin and English Ministries. The pastor must have formal education from a seminary or Bible College and past experience in pastoring in a church setting is essential. Intercultural communication skills and some understanding of the immigrant family will be definite assets.

Please send your resume to:
English Pastoral Search Committee
Pacific Grace MB Church
2855 E. 1st Avenue,
Vancouver BC V5M 1A9

Email: epstf@pgmbc.com

20 Jan 2017

January 22, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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English Pastoral Search Committee has been appointed by the Deacon Board: Rev. Xavier (Chair), Rev. Keith (until 1/31), Deacons Kathy Wong & Geraldine Lai, Phil Ho & Hansel Yu.

Mandarin Ministries Task Force has been appointed by the Deacon Board, it is given additional mandate to search for new Mandarin Pastor: Rev. Xavier (Chair), Pastor Fiona (until 3/31), Deacon Ade Huen, Winnie Chow & Sallen Chan.

2017-2018 House Affair Dept. Chairperson Raymond Chan has been appointed by the Deacon Board. Please pray for the strength.

2/5 (Sun) 2:00pm Family Chat – Mandarin Ministry for all congregations. There will be an open dialogue on the future of the Mandarin Ministry.

2016.1-12 Offering Report available for pick up in the foyer.  Detailed Report can be seen on bulletin board. Please verify your record as it will be printed on the 2016 Offering Receipt which will be distributed in Feb. Email pgmbc@pgmbc.com or Contact Mimi for enquiries.

Security Codes have been updated. Key holders please return/sign up a key with Deacon Leon Tam before 1/31 on Sun. at 9:45am or 11:15am at the copier area. $50 will be charged for re-copying if key lost.

Copy Codes & Demo New copy codes are in effect, leaders please refer to your email. Demo will be provided on 1/29 (Sun) at 9:45am & 11:15am.

PRAISE & PRAYER

Tuesday 7:30pm Prayer Meeting Come and pray together.

1/23-29 MB Week of Prayer for revival of all MB churches across Canada, for details, please go: http://www.mennonitebrethren.ca/tag/week-of-prayer/

GOSPEL

Beulah Senior Home Holy Communion Service Monday 1:00pm, led by Rev. Xavier. You are welcome to serve together.

Praise Dance Outreach Fridays at 11am-12:30pm in the Gym.

1/28(Sat) Hobbies Outreach for Young Adults 10:00am-5:00pm model-making at B11. Bring a friend. Email: hokyamcheung@hotmail.com for inquiries.

Mission

1/27-29(Fri-Sun) Missions Fest “Justice and the Gospel will be held in Vancouver Convention Centre. General admission is free. 1/28(Sat) 7:00pm Youth Rally and Club 67.

5/4-17 DR Congo Short Term Mission Organized by MB Missions and to be led by Rev. Xavier.  Business persons or Engineers are especially welcome. Please contact Rev. Xavier for details.

BIBLE & TEACHING

The Library Department is welcoming you to serve in the library Dept. If you are interested, please contact Cheuk Leung at library@pgmbc.com

Sunday School Adult Class in A8 & High School Class in A10.

CARING

Kitchen/Stove Training TODAY 12:45pm & 1/29  (Sun) 9:45am in the kitchen. Kitchen stove opens on Fri. & Sat. for fellowships with trained users, otherwise, please apply with an application and send to Kitchen Dept.

2/19, 2/26 Caring Workshop “Why Visitation is a Must for Christian?” and “How to do Visitation?” (Cantonese).  Conducted by Mrs. Terries Chow, Caring Ministry Coordinator of CCM. Come and be equipped to serve!